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There are 4 ways to get from Belfast to Kildare by bus, train or car

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Bus Aircoach  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport 705-x / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dublin Airport to Kildare, Kildare 726

$20 - $32

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Train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly Enterprise Service
  2. Take the train from Heuston to Kildare Portlaoise/Limerick Service / ...

$49 - $70

Bus Bus Eireann  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus from Outside Connolly Station to Kildare, Kildare 126 / ...

$42 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Belfast to Kildare 138.6 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Belfast to Kildare is to bus which costs £15 - £25 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Belfast to Kildare is to drive which costs £23 - £35 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to Kildare. However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at Kildare, Kildare via Dublin Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Belfast and Kildare is 108 miles. The road distance is 138.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Kildare without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs £15 - £25.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Belfast to Kildare, including transfers.

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Belfast to Kildare bus services, operated by Aircoach, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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The best way to get from Belfast to Kildare is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs £15 - £25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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Belfast to Kildare bus services, operated by Dublin Coach, arrive at Kildare, Kildare station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Belfast to Kildare is 139 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Belfast to Kildare.

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Map of how to get from Belfast to Kildare.
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  • Distance: 107.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and Kildare, Ireland?

You can take a bus from Belfast to Kildare via Dublin Airport in around 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Belfast to Kildare via Connolly, Busáras Luas Stop, Heuston Luas Stop, and Heuston in around 3 h 48 min.

Train operators
Irish Rail
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station to Connolly
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
irishrail.ie
Train from Heuston to Kildare
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
irishrail.ie
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Bus from Outside Connolly Station to Kildare, Kildare
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
Dublin Coach
Website
dublincoach.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Kildare, Kildare
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
dublincoach.ie
Eurobus
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Dublin Airport to Kildare, Kildare
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
transportforireland.ie

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